Pawnee SRA, NE

Summary Featuring the second largest lake in the Salt Valley, Pawnee State Recreation Area is northwest of Emerald. This popular area offers a full range of facilities to go with its 740 water acres. Pawnee has modern restrooms and showers, plus electrical hookups for campers....
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Oct 02 2015   Later Dates

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Office Details

Office Hours are Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Office phone: (402)796-2362 or email ngpc.pawnee@nebraska.gov
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 48 Back-In
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Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 49 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 48 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 50 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 51 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 53 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 49 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 51 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 49 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 52 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 53 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 51 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 53 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 51 Back-In
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Lake View Campground STANDARD 8 52 Back-In
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Overview

Description

Summary

Featuring the second largest lake in the Salt Valley, Pawnee State Recreation Area is northwest of Emerald. This popular area offers a full range of facilities to go with its 740 water acres. Pawnee has modern restrooms and showers, plus electrical hookups for campers.

Attractions

Visitors have plenty of room to pitch their tent or park their rig to enjoy a day or a week of outdoor fun. Boaters will find four docks provide easy access to the lake, and anglers can haul in northern pike, walleye, largemouth bass, bluegill and two kinds of catfish among others.

More than 1,800 acres of land are open to hiker, hunters, shutterbugs and anyone else who enjoys the out-of-doors. Hunters will find abundant upland and small game, waterfowl and deer. As on all state recreation areas, hunting is permitted in season beginning the first Tuesday after Labor Day.

Campground Notes

Pawnee State Recreation Area's Lakeview Campground provides campers with a shady modern electrical campground with shower facilities, fishing, boating, picnicking, hiking and wildlife viewing. Boaters will find four docks provide easy access to the lake, and anglers can catch white bass, walleye, largemouth bass, bluegill and two kinds of catfish among others.

Booking Window
Sun Oct 05 2014 - Fri Oct 02 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 15 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
Walk In Sat Nov 01 2014 Tue Apr 14 2015
Peak Wed Apr 15 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • ATM/CASH MACHINE
  • Archery
  • Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Camping, Equestrian
  • Camping, Equestrian Group
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Canoeing
  • Car Rentals
  • Comfort Station
  • Convenience Store
  • Dock, Boat
  • Docks, Fishing/Crabbing
  • Dump Station
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Dump Station, Campers
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Lake
  • Fishing, PARK LAKE
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Grills
  • Grocery Store
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding (Guest must bring their horses)
  • Horseshoes
  • Hunting
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Jet-Skiing
  • Jogging/Running
  • Kayaking
  • Kiosk
  • Maintenance, RV/Camper
  • Medical Clinic
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • Paddle Boating
  • Parking
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Pier, Fishing
  • Playground
  • Powerboating
  • Restrooms
  • Retail , Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks/Ice/Snack
  • Retail,Supplies
  • SWIMMING, PARK LAKE
  • Sail Boarding
  • Sail Boating
  • Showers
  • Skiing - Water
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Trails, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Water Drinking
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Windsurfing/Sailboarding
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Winery Tours
Within 10 Miles
  • Church
  • Town
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Hospital
  • Maintenance,Vehicle
  • Mall
  • Motel
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Featured Attractions

Sports and Recreations

Thornridge Golf Course

Thornridge Golf Course is a challenging, nine-hole course with lots of character. This scenic golf course boasts a winding creek, a tree-lined lake and bi-level play over picturesque bluffs. A driving range is located adjacent to the course. The clubhouse offers cart rental or cart storage. Pop, sandwiches and golf supplies such as balls, shoes, towels and clothing are available at the golf shop. Buy admission for 9 or 18-hole play; or purchase a yearly membership pass.
801 D Street, Milford, NE, 68405
402-761-3606
Distance*: 10.79 miles

Sports and Recreations

Woodland Hills Golf Course

Welcome to Nebraska's premier multiple award winning 18 hole Championship Golf Course. Woodland Hills is located south of Eaglebetween Lincoln and Omaha, it is always just a short drive away. Jeff Brauer designed this course for all different skill levels of players. Tees are located for a Par 71 at distances from as short as 4,945 yards all the way to 6,600 yards. Woodland Hills Features Bent Grass Fairways, Tees and some of the best Bent Grass Greens.
6000 Woodland Hills Dr, Eagle, NE, 68347
402-475-4653
Distance*: 25.25 miles
*All Distances shown are as-the-crow-flies (measured as a straight line between two points). See Driving Directions for approximate driving distances.
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $7.00 non-refundable on-line reservation fee will be charged for each reservation.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard

Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests must be submitted by mail, fax or e-mail to the park where the reservation is held.

A non-refundable fee of $5.00 will be charged for any reservation cancellation. Additional late cancellation fee may apply to cancellations less than 30 days prior to the scheduled arrival date, depending on your reservation

Please read the Fee and Cancellation Policy for more information


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 15 2014 -
Oct 31 2014
STANDARD $12.00-$20.00
Walk In Season
Nov 01 2014 -
Apr 14 2015
STANDARD $7.00-$15.00
Peak Season
Apr 15 2015 -
Oct 31 2015
STANDARD $13.00-$20.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
Pawnee State Recreation Area Driving Directions
Westbound I-80 or Northbound on Hwy 2:
Take I-80 exit 401 to Hwy 34, Continue West on Hwy 34 8 mi., Turn South on N.W. 112th St. Continue South on N.W. 112th St. 2 mi.
Eastbound I-80
Take I-80 to exit 388 (Pleasant Dale/Crete exit), Turn South and continue 1/2 mi. to Hwy. 6. Turn East on Hwy. 6. Continue East on Hwy. 6 for 6 mi. Turn North on N.W. 84th St. (this intersection located in Emerald, NE) Continue North on N.W. 84th 2 mi. Turn West on W. Adams St. Continue West on W. Adams St. 1 1/2 mi.
Westbound Hwy 6:
Take Hwy. 6 West 3 mi. (from Lincoln city limit). Turn North on N.W. 84th St. (intersection located in Emerald, NE). Continue North on N.W. 84th 2 mi. Turn West on W. Adams St. Continue West on W. Adams St. 1 1/2 mi.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Pawnee SRA
3800 NW 105th
Lincoln  NE  68524-8814

Phone Number:

Project Office: (402) 796-2362
Additional Information